Snow Lake Lodge
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Shalimar B & B Mallaig
Travel Blogs from Big Bear Lake
... my opinion that donations are a must. We all eventually got to the trail by 11:45ish. My intention for today was to take it easy and just do 10 miles, but the momentum keeps me going, forcing me to do more. We made it to mile 292, where Holcomb Creek had a good flow. It is always nice to camp next to a flowing creek, especially when that is a rare thing in this part of the trail. Before arriving to this ...
... It was time put the top up and locate our accommodation for the night. Collecting our bags we unlocked out room and walked into a woodpeckers dream. Everything was crafted from wood. The lamps, chairs, table and even the toilet roll holder. It was neat and perfect for an overnight stay. It would have lovely charm during the snow months with a little fire place in the corner of the room.
Refreshed but exhausted we need some food. We drove the main ...
... street but instead took a left turn to enact the backup plan - a trip into the San Bernardino mountains. It was definitely a worthwhile trip as the road into the mountains climbed steeply through many hairpin turns from just over 1000 feet above seal level on the valley floor to an elevation of about 4000 feet before levelling off somewhat. All the way to this point the view was magnificent offering a view of the valley every second turn. ...
... honest I did not need it to tell me I was running the pump at 158 bpm for much of the time on the way up. No wonder it took me 4 hours to get to the top – had to keep stopping to get the heart rate under control!
In terms of music I only listened to Peter Gabriel today. Reason for this choice was simple – he has a song on PG 4 called San Jacinto and that was where I was headed; once I had played that four times through I just let it play on… ...
Before getting into the blog I want to be clear on one thing, OK? I will not be making entries on this blog every day while here in the desert. Some of our readers get nervous when they don't receive an email from us that states "Hi from Umpty Dump" every day. I have personal reasons why. OK, the truth- I'm just too lazy, capiche?
On to the life of a desert rat. Well, I wouldn't know off hand. But I can tell you about our first week here in the desert. After our first full day ...